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Peter Sykes08/02/2021 13:19:42
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Posted by Chris Fellows on 07/02/2021 17:45:35:

Thanks for the further replies and advice, much appreciated.

I've got everything needed, apart from a set of decent needle files, from what I've got for working with timber, so I'll have a bash now.

Ray, I don't know if they are chrome or aluminium but I'm going to try that Guild Lane Silver Chrome paint that the former editor used.

Chris

 

Hi Chris,

 

I've built scale models for years and the best "metallic" Chrome / Silver / Aluminium paint I ever found is the ALCLAD range. VAllejo are really good as well. But whatever you choose make sure you clean off the plasticard with some IPA and prime it first..

Regards

Peter

 

Edited By Peter Sykes on 08/02/2021 13:20:21

Edited By Peter Sykes on 08/02/2021 13:21:02

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